Beach Lover. Art Admirer. Improv Addict.
Hi! My name is Alya and I'm generally a 'happy-go-lucky' person - thanks to my astrological sign: Libra.
And true to the Libran's archetype - I'm idealistic and think that life should be fair.
(Go ahead. Laugh. Roll your eyes. Snort. It's okay, I do...usually loudly and on first dates.)
I've had the calling to be an actor since I was in second grade. I love being on set and on stage. I especially love being part of a production that connects to the audience and affects a person's life in a positive way. One of my goals is to be in a production where I can make a person laugh so hard, their stomach hurts and then cry so hard, their nose runs. (not necessarily in that order.)
I'm also a member (and producer) of "FreeFall International" Improv troupe - an international group of actors and creators, established during the pandemic, performing live, unscripted shows for people all over the world to connect with each other and have fun together. We entertain our audiences with joy, tears and/or laughter, by recognizing our shared humanity.
I've worked on network television shows, been cast in numerous independent films, corporate industrials, and booked principal roles in commercials. I am consistently working on my craft with a variety of acting coaches, currently with Jo Kelly.
I'm currently working on my next goal, rocking a guest-star role on a sitcom!